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Missing The Message In The Peace Prize

[click for larger] Rockridge Nation: Isn't the "real" story about what winning this prize means for Al Gore? Shouldn't we be talking about his prosp

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Rockridge Nation: Isn't the "real" story about what winning this prize means for Al Gore? Shouldn't we be talking about his prospects for the '08 Presidency? A quick scan of major news sources shows that this is the main focus of discourse here in the U.S. ...

The big story today is that the Nobel Peace Prize recognizes the climate crisis as a genuine threat to humanity. It now has official standing along with the proliferation of nuclear weapons, conflict in the Middle East, landmines, and poverty as something that causes harm to people within and beyond conflict zones. Read more...

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